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Magazine Archives: Aug. 31, 2001

First Growths Set New Price Records for Young Bordeaux

U.S. consumers can expect to pay more than $300 a bottle for top 2000 wines
James Suckling
Issue: August 31, 2001

The five first-growth estates in Bordeaux skyrocketed past their previous price records for young wines in early June, selling the first release of their 2000 wines to the trade for 120 euros ($102) a bottle -- a 71 percent increase from 1999 prices.

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